FC Zurich v Napoli Match Preview and Predictions 14th February 2019

Time: 23.00

Swiss side FC Zurich entertains Napoli in the knockout stage of the UEFA Europa League both sides keen to advance to the last 16 of the tournament in an encounter that Napoli appear huge favourites on paper.

FC Zurich will be counting on their native home supporters to get the job done and sink the visiting Napoli side in what will appear to be an uphill task.

The home side head into the match buoyed by their 3-1 home win over Grasshopper in the Switzerland Super League in what will prove to be an uphill task against a lethal Napoli side.

The hosts head into the match having registered mixed results in their last five matches managing two wins, suffered two defeats and registered one draw in their last five matches and their manager will be keen to see his charges reverse their fortunes.

Napoli travels to Switzerland hoping to get back to winning ways after being held to a disappointing 0-0 dull stalemate by Fiorentina in their last Serie A encounter.

Napoli head into the match having registered mixed results in their last five matches winning two registered two draws and suffered one loss in their last five matches and they will be keen to stamp their authority in Europe after bitterly exiting the UEFA Champions League.

Don Carlo Ancelloti charges head into the match hoping to take full advantage of the draw that appears kind to them on paper and clinch a crucial first-leg advantage.

Zurich will be keen to hit the visitors on the break while the away side will be counting on diminutive Italian hitman Lorenzo Insigne to get the job done.

Head to Head

The two sides will be facing for the first time a competitive match.


Napoli win